Arts & Culture

Star chef Alon Shaya helped Holocaust survivor recreate recipes from his youth

By Margaret Littman Visiting Yad Vashem a decade ago, Alon Shaya got to see some of the Jerusalem Holocaust museum’s culinary artifacts that aren’t always...

(WATCH) Mother/daughter duo cook pasta and popcorn

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jalqko5lVLo Pasta and popcorn are the focus in the latest episode of “Because I Said So,” a weekly instructional cooking show by Leah Packer and...

Aaron Leibel’s ‘crazy or courageous’ Israel odyssey

In 1972, Aaron Leibel moved from Maryland to Israel without even having set eyes on the country. A 30 year old with a doctorate...

‘Shtisel’ Season 3 will debut on March 25 on Netflix

By Gabe Friedman Season 3 of the hit haredi Orthodox drama series “Shtisel” will debut on Netflix on March 25, Israel’s Yes Studios announced Tuesday. The...

Jewish reality TV-style program lets artists, and viewers, show off their talent

Sponsored By Larry Luxner Alix Kramer, 25, wants to be a pediatric gastroenterologist. To reach her goal, she’s working toward a degree at the University of...

Triple coconut cake — with or without the coconut

This cake was born out of a surplus of coconut cream. My daughter used a portion of a can for quinoa porridge, and I...

What Jewish comedians made of Michael Che’s Israel joke

By Andrew Silow-Carroll It’s almost Purim, which means I am busy writing jokes that poke fun at the stuff we do and obsess about as...

With fusion Emirati-Jewish dishes, a kosher chef blossoms in Dubai

By Asma Ali Zain DUBAI, United Arab Emirates  — Last year, Israel and the United Arab Emirates signed a treaty establishing diplomatic relations. But for...

(WATCH) Amy Kertesz & Co. make hamantashen

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WUlPG5VpF4I&feature=youtu.be Video by David Stuck Amy Kertesz needs to make enough hamantashen for a household of 7. Here, she shows how to do it. Amy Kertesz's Silver...

The pandemic devastated restaurants. Most kosher ones have weathered the storm.

By Dani Klein Many industries were harmed in 2020, perhaps none as deeply as the hospitality sector. Nearly one in six U.S. restaurants had closed...